Thanksgiving


Dining Poll: When Does Your Appetite for Thanksgiving Leftovers End?

Some folks don’t like to dine out on Thanksgiving because they fear they’ll miss out on the leftovers — and the joy of making a turkey-gravy-stuffing-cranberry sammie at 11PM that night. However, many restaurants are now offering leftovers to-go for diners who want the best of both worlds (delicious, fuss-free restaurant fare and a reason [...]

On Our Plate: Thanksgiving Reservations + Turkey; Best American Restaurants; Q3 Restaurant Industry Index; Seattle Restaurant Week + More

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * Thanksgiving is just four days away. There’s still time to leave the cooking to the pros. * Congratulations to the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for Top 100 American Fare restaurants. Did your favorite homegrown eatery make the list? * Want to know how the restaurant industry has performed [...]

Have Your Turkey and Eat It (the Next Day), Too at Tria Restaurant in Minnesota

Dining out on Thanksgiving has always seemed like a no-brainer to us – no shopping, no cooking, no cleaning, and no dishes. But, some folks don’t want to hit the easy button for one reason – no leftovers. Thankfully, restaurants have heard your cries for next-day turkey sammies, and some are now offering leftovers to [...]

Thanksgiving Restaurant Reservations: Last-Minute Deals and Offers

Thanksgiving is just two days away, but there’s still time to book a table for this Thursday. No matter what city you’re celebrating in, OpenTable can help you find a reservation! You can visit our local and national Thanksgiving pages to find details on special menus, pricing, and additional offers. And, below, we’ve rounded up [...]

“Our Table Is Yours, Thanksgiving Dinner” For Hurricane Sandy Relief

OpenTable is proud to support “Our Table Is Yours,” a special Thanksgiving Dinner for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, hosted by Food Network, Cooking Channel,and Southern Wine & Spirits of America. More than 1,000 New York City seniors and families who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy will get a brief reprieve from the effects of the [...]

OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal Top 100 American Fare Restaurants

In celebration of the holiday dining season, we are pleased to announce the 2012 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and [...]

Best Restaurant Dishes + Jamie Oliver’s Best Meal of the Year; Turn-of-the-Last-Century Thanksgiving Menus; Crazy Cakeage Fees in the U.K.; and, the ‘V’ Word

Dining and food news… * The top 10 of ’11. These are the 10 best restaurant dishes of the year. That’s a bold statement, but, as we’re nearing the end of the year, you might as well brace yourselves for a slew of these highly subjective listicles. [Food + Wine] * Jamie Oliver’s top 1 [...]

On Our Plate: Best American Restaurants; Thanksgiving Reservations Around the Nation; Dine Around Seattle Continues; and Matchbooks as Mementos

Happenings on and around OpenTable… * We’re celebrating the 100 restaurants that have won 2011 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best American Fare. Find out if your favorite is among the honorees. * On Thanksgiving, leave the cooking — and the dishes — to someone else and dine out! * Dining out was a big part [...]